Born and raised in Leipzig, Eric´s sport background gives him passion and enthusiasm to follow his dreams. His interest in new business models led him to Skyfall, where he channels his ambition on identifying successful companies in the growth stage led by strong management teams.
Eric holds a Master´s degree in management from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. During his studies, he played American Football at a professional level.
Living by the words of his former coach: “Believe.Grind.Achieve.” Eric looks for ventures who build winning teams that make a lasting impact. His advice to startups is: “Every company needs clear vision and must work hard to achieve its dream”.
Eric worked for Porsche and was responsible for the sales strategy of Porsche´s German home market in general and he in particular professionally managed the online car sales unit for Porsche and thus revolutionized car sales from the ground up. At Porsche, he experienced a very successful way of ‘Pioniergeist’ (‘pioneer spirit’), where everyone worked together with passion and enthusiasm (‘Herzblut’) day after day to find the best possible solution.
Following his dream, he started his own entrepreneurial journey. He co-founded a professional American football team, Frankfurt Galaxy which just won the first European League of Football.